REAL ESTATE NEWS: Buying a Home During the Holidays
The holiday season is actually a fabulous time to be home buying for a magic toy-sack full of reasons!
You’re probably thinking “packing and moving amidst all the holiday social events and obligations doesn’t sound fun” and guess what? That’s what everyone else is thinking too! Which really makes for a unique set of circumstances.
1- OTHER WOULD-BE BUYERS ARE STAYING HOME
Many home shoppers postpone their search over the holidays to prioritize other things and restart their home search in the new year. This means less competition for you, fewer offers coming in on houses that you love.
2- SELLERS ARE MOTIVATED
Fewer people put their homes on the market during the holiday months. So the homes you’re seeing belong to owners who’ve chosen to sell now because of a strong reason: new job, growing family, whatever. They also are going to want to sell in the current year for …